Airports in Bangkok: Suvarnabhumi International Airport
Geography: Thailand has a land area of around 512 square km, bordered by Malaysia (South), Myanmar (West and North), Laos (North and East) and Cambodia (Southeast).
Climate: Average temperature is about 29 degree C; humidity ranges from 66% to 82%.
Seasons: Rainy (June to October).
Population: Around 63 million, of which 9% live in Bangkok.
Language: Thai is the national language. English is widely spoken in the cities.
Clothing: Thin cotton is the best. Jackets or sweater may be necessary in a cool season, especially in the mountainous areas on the North or Northeast.
Electricity: 220 volts 50 cycles throughout the country, see types of plug and AC slot mainly use in Thailand below:
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Water: Drink only bottled or boiled water.
Local time: GMT + 7 hours.
Business hours: Most offices open from 8:30 am- 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. General banking hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am- 3:30 pm.
Credit Cards: Major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard and Diners Club) are accepted at most hotels, restaurants, shops, malls and travel agencies. ATMs are also abundant.
Internet: Many hotels provide Internet services, and cyber cafes are plentiful throughout the country.
Restaurants: Thailand has a large number of restaurants throughout the kingdom, providing Thai as well as international cuisine. Thai restaurants feature extensive menus of simple and spicy dishes, from fried rice to exotic curries. Although Thais enjoy meals laden with chillies, most restaurants tone down fiery dishes for foreigners. For those with a craving for fast food, internationally known franchises abound in Bangkok, with burgers, fried chicken, pizza and ice cream readily available.
Telephones: Cell phones are everywhere in Thailand. Handsets may be rented at the airport. For those bringing their own, SIM cards may be purchased to allow users to call within Thailand at local rates. Public phone booths are also plentiful.